| Apr 23, 2011
We're counting down to Easter by celebrating some of our favorite Easter candies. So far, we've covered the Whitman's Sampler, Cadbury Creme Eggs, Godiva and See's chocolates, and Peeps. Here, we consider the Easter-themed Pez dispenser. Price: $1.79...
| Dec 5, 2011
Irene Rosenfeld to lead Kraft's new snacks spin-off...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Is it two great tastes that taste great together? Is it something that really satisfies? Is it something people don't really eat in the United States?
The top 5 best-selling candy bars in the world all involve chocolate, and two of my personal top 5 are...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Melvin J. Gordon, who ran Chicago-based candy-maker Tootsie Roll Industries for more than 50 years, held the distinction of being the oldest CEO of any business listed on the two major stock exchanges.
Mr. Gordon, 95, died Tuesday in Boston after a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:43 PM
Some fans are boiling over a Deerfield candy-maker's decision to tweak the recipe in the United Kingdom for its cherished Easter treat: the Cadbury Creme Egg.
Mondelez International is changing the chocolate egg's shell from Cadbury's dairy milk...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Nelson Peltz, a billionaire investor known for pushing his way onto the boards of corporations in need of a turnaround and advocating for change, resigned from Legg Mason's board of directors Monday after serving five years.
Peltz, the CEO and a founding...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Mondelez International's shares closed up more than 6 percent, at 37.15, as the snack maker said cutting costs and raising prices are enough to help it overcome weak sales momentum.
The company's upbeat outlook and strong results in certain...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Mondelez International said Tuesday it will pay $370 million to buy an 80 percent stake in Vietnamese company Kinh Do Corp.'s snack business.
Mondelez, based in Deerfield, already has a small presence in Vietnam selling some of its Oreo, Ritz and Cadbury...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Mark your calendar: January 1, 2020.
As this future year unfolds, the gap between how much cocoa the world wants to consume and how much it can produce will swell to 1 million metric tons, according to Mars Inc. and Barry Callebaut, the world's...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Snack food giant Mondelez International has named Dana Anderson as its new chief marketing officer.
Anderson, 60, will oversee global advertising, media and marketing for the Deerfield-based company’s portfolio of brands, including Oreo, Trident...
| Apr 9, 2009
Remember the big SnackWells craze of the 1990s? Consumers flocked to the lowfat or nonfat cookies until they realized (and nutritionists noted) that when fat is subtracted from treats, sugar is usually added. You can have a lower percentage of fat or of...